West Linn High School

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West Linn High School
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5464 West A Street
West Linn, Oregon, Clackamas, 97068
 United States
Coordinates 45°21′51″N 122°36′57″W / 45.364089°N 122.615833°W / 45.364089; -122.615833Coordinates: 45°21′51″N 122°36′57″W / 45.364089°N 122.615833°W / 45.364089; -122.615833
Type Public
School district West Linn-Wilsonville School District
Principal Lou Bailey[1]
Faculty 84
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1556
Campus type Suburban
Color(s) Green and Gold
Athletics conference OSAA
Mascot Lion
Rival Oregon City High School

West Linn High School is a public high school in West Linn, Oregon, United States. It is one of two high schools in the West Linn-Wilsonville School District, the other being Wilsonville High School.


In 1984, West Linn High School was honored in the Blue Ribbon Schools Program, the highest honor a school can receive in the United States.[2]

In 2008, 93% of the school's seniors received their high school diploma. Of 373 students, 346 graduated, 18 dropped out, 6 received a modified diploma, and 3 are still in high school.[3][4]

The school received a silver ranking from U.S. News & World Report's 2010 "America's Best High Schools" survey.[5][6]

The four-year graduation rate at West Linn High School was 97 percent for the Class of 2013 cohort, meaning that nearly all West Linn students who entered high school in September 2009 graduated on time.[7]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ West Linn High School: About Us
  2. ^ Archived: Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Schools Recognized 1982-1983 Through 1999-2002 (PDF)
  3. ^ "State releases high school graduation rates". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  4. ^ "Oregon dropout rates for 2008". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  5. ^ "Best High Schools 2010". U.S. News & World Report. 2009-12-09. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 
  6. ^ Graves, Bill (2010-01-15). "Nine Oregon high schools ranked among best in nation". The Oregonian. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 
  7. ^ http://www.pamplinmedia.com/wlt/109-education/210743-68197-wlhs-graduation-rate-tops-in-county
  8. ^ Newell, Cliff (Feb 18, 2010). "A West Linn art connection". West Linn Tidings. Retrieved April 13, 2010. 
  9. ^ Seigneur, Cornelia Becker (2009). West Linn. Arcadia Publishing. p. 35. 

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